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"self-importance" in British English

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self-importancenoun [U]

uk   /ˌself.ɪmˈpɔː.təns/  us   /ˌself.ɪmˈpɔːr.təns/ disapproving
self-important
adjective uk   /ˌself.ɪmˈpɔː.tənt/  us   /ˌself.ɪmˈpɔːr.tənt/
self-importantly
adverb uk   /ˌself.ɪmˈpɔː.tənt.li/  us   /ˌself.ɪmˈpɔːr.tənt.li/
(Definition of self-importance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self-importance" in American English

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self-importancenoun [U]

 us   /ˌself·ɪmˈpɔrt·əns/
the ​belief that you are more ​important or ​valuable than other ​people: He ​strutted into the ​room, self-importance written all over his ​face.
self-important
adjective  us   /ˌself·ɪmˈpɔrt·ənt/
You are a self-important little twerp.
(Definition of self-importance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-importance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自大, 自负…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自大, 自負…
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